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The use of wire rope barriers, which meet EU safety standards, has been phased out on most motorways and replaced with concrete barriers but they remain in place on some dual carriageways

Concerns have been expressed that delays in repairing damaged median barriers on motorways are posing a significant safety threat to commuters, especi(...)

Michael and Danny Healy-Rae outside the Dáil. Three more members  have now joined the family’s political machine. Photograph: Getty Images

Shortly after 2pm on Sunday outside the count centre in Killarney, Co Kerry, the Healy-Rae wagons lined up for what is now the family’s traditional vi(...)

Fred O’Sullivan (right), chairman of the Sliabh Luachra Wind Awareness Group, with Peter and Caroline Cooke at the wind farm at Barna, near Scartaglen in Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Two years ago, former president Mary Robinson narrated a video to mark the 25th anniversary of the Irish Wind Energy Association, pointing out that Ir(...)

Former FAI CEO John Delaney pictured this week after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The bunting will be out next Saturday in Castleisland for the official opening of the much-anticipated Georgie O’Callaghan Park. But will John Delane(...)

Bedlinen from Piubelle, made in Portugal. But what is thread count, you ask. It’s the measure of horizontal and vertical threads in one square inch. Is it important? “Thread counts are a fad,” says Lisa Duffin of Bottom Drawer in Brown Thomas

Buying bedlinen has become a numbers game with brands trumpeting the high thread count of their sheets and duvet covers in ever higher numbers – 300! (...)

Joe Gough is narrowly beaten by David Roy Wilcox of Great Britain in the Men’s 800 Metres Masters Final at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland, Oregon, in 2016. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images for IAAF

“There’s no reason why I can’t enjoy another 30, 35 years in this sport,” says Joe Gough, a perfectly reasonable statement, even if coming from a 66-y(...)

A Kerry footballer has been fined €1,400 after being convicted of assaulting two gardaí and a security guard while drunk in Castleisland on St Stephen’s night last year. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A Kerry footballer has been fined €1,400 after being convicted of assaulting two gardaí and a security guard while drunk in Castleisland on St Stephen(...)

When John Sullivan woke up, he had some questions to answer. Illustration: iStock

The working day had started, but the labourers were late. Michael Clifford and John Sullivan - two Kerrymen in their 20s - had not yet emerged from th(...)

Templeogue Black Amber captain Stephen James will be up against his brothers in the Pat Duffy National Cup final on Saturday.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The last weekend of January can only mean one thing in Irish basketball – it’s Hula Hoops National Cup finals time. All roads lead to the National B(...)

 Ciara Griffin has been named as Ireland Women’s new captain. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Ireland Women’s Management team are pleased to announce that Munster and UL Bohemian flanker Ciara Griffin has been confirmed as the new Ireland W(...)

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